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  • 10 March 2014

    The Israeli Navy said on Wednesday that its commando units had interdicted a suspected Iranian shipment of advanced weapons in the Red Sea. The shipment was said to had been destined for Gaza-based terrorist organizations. The claim was refuted by Iran.   The commandos boarded a Panamanian flagged cargo vessel carrying stocks of 40 M-302 […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    MTU America Inc. is being awarded a $6,8 contract for three shipsets of propulsion system hardware and two spare marine gears for the Israeli Navy Super Dvora fast patrol boats. This contract, which will support the Israeli Navy, is a follow-on effort, which was previously performed. The contract will provide the propulsion system equipment necessary to […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Construction of a new class of Israeli Navy corvettes started in Germany on February 7, with a steel-cutting ceremony at the Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems shipyard in Kiel. The high profile ceremony was attended by the head of the Israeli Navy, Admiral Eli Sharvit, and German Navy inspector Vice-admiral Andreas Krause. The steel cutting ceremony marked the start […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Israeli Navy last week concluded a drill aimed at testing its vessels’ ability to respond to an attack on one of the country’s offshore oil and gas platforms. The drill was led by the Haifa-based 3rd (missile boat) flotilla and joined by Sa’ar 4,5 corvette INS Kidon and Sa’ar 5 corvette INS Lahav. Two major […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Industry news

      According to Israel National News on Wednesday Israel and Germany signed a contract purchasing the sixth Israeli Navy submarine. Among the attendants to the signing of the contact were Defense Minister Ehud Barak, Defense Ministry CEO, Major General (res.) Udi Shani and Secretary of State of the German Federal Defense Ministry, Wolf Rudiger. “Strategically, […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Israeli Navy’s sixth Dolphin-class submarine will be named ‘Dragon’, Israeli Navy head, Vice Admiral Eli Sharvit, announced on Wednesday. Dragon (Drakon in Hebrew) was initially set to be named Dakar, in honor of the Israeli Navy T-class which was lost in 1968 with all her 69 crew, but the name will be used for a […]

  • 6 June 2016

    Israeli naval boats opened heavy machine fire at Palestinian fishermen’s boats on June 5 causing financial damages to at least one boat, according to the Palestinian news agency WAFA. The attacked boats were sailing within the 6-nautical miles allowed fishing zone offshore al-Sudaniya area to the northwest of Gaza city, the agency reported. The fishermen were not detained but […]

  • 3 November 2011

      The Israeli navy was preparing Wednesday to intercept two boats heading for Gaza that intend to try to break the Israeli blockade of the str… By Bfira Koopmans and Levon Sevunts (kansascity) [mappress] Source: kansascity, November 03, 2011;

  • 7 August 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Technology company Elbit Systems has received an approximately $85 million contract from the Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMOD) to supply Electronic Warfare (EW) suites for the Israeli Navy’s Sa’ar 6-class corvettes. As informed, the contract will be performed over a 10-year period. The EW systems to be supplied are combat proven and include digital receivers, signal […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Industry news

    The Navy of Israel has received a new submarine, INS Rahav, in an official ceremony held yesterday in Kiel, Germany, according to The Dolphin-Class submarine, INS Rahav, is Israel’s fifth submarine of the class. The Dolphin-class is a diesel-electric submarine developed and constructed by Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft AG (HDW), Germany for the Israeli Navy. The […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    INS Magen, the first of four Israeli Navy Sa’ar 6 corvettes, has been officially named in Germany. The ceremony took place at the thyssenkrupp Marine Systems yard in Kiel on May 23. The ship was named by Eti Sharvit, wife of Vice Admiral Eli Sharvit, Chief of the Israeli Navy, in presence of high-level representatives […]

  • 29 September 2011
    Industry news

      DSIT Solutions Ltd., a subsidiary of Acorn Energy Inc., has announced the receipt of multiple awards for its recently delivered Submarine Tactical Trainer (STT). DSIT’s STT simulator provides a full representation of the spectrum of submarine weapon systems, sonar sensors, and Command and Control application as they are on the Israeli Navy’s Dolphin submarines. […]

  • 26 August 2015

    Commander-In-Chief of Israeli Navy, Vice Admiral Ram Rutberg, is on an official visit to India from 24 to 27 August. The Vice Admiral Ram Rutberg called on Vice Admiral SPS Cheema, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command 25 August. He toured the Indian Naval Ship Kolkata, an indigenously designed and developed guided missile destroyer, where he […]

  • 15 March 2011

      The Israeli navy today intercepted an Egypt-bound ship, suspected of carrying weapons for Hamas fighters in Gaza, an official spokesperson s… (ptinews) [mappress] Source: ptinews, March 15, 2011;

  • 17 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced it has recently completed the installation of the ALPHA (Advanced Lightweight Phased Array) ELM-2258 radar system on the Israeli Navy’s Saar 4.5 missile ship, and has proceeded to operational sea trials. The Israeli Navy is expected to receive two more ALPHA radars by the end of 2017, reaching a total […]

  • 21 February 2011

      Israeli navy is drawing up plans to secure facilities of several offshore gas drilling sites in the eastern Mediterranean and future explora… (istockanalyst) [mappress] Source: istockanalyst, February 21, 2011;

  • 18 July 2017

    A German-Israeli submarine corruption scandal which has seen seven Israeli officials arrested is threatening to delay the signing of a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) for Israel’s acquisition of additional three diesel-electric submarines. According to a report from Israel’s Haaretz which cited a National Security Council official, Germany has postponed indefinitely the sale of the three […]

  • 2 December 2013

    Two NATO ships assigned to Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO (SNMG2), flagship ESPS ALVARO DE BAZAN and FGS SACHSEN, arrived Wednesday 27 November 2013 for a visit to the historic port city of Haifa, Israel. In conjunction with the port visit, Vice Admiral Peter Hudson, Commander of NATO Allied Maritime Command, travelled to Haifa to […]

  • 16 March 2011

      The Victoria cargo ship that was boarded by Israeli Navy commandos on Tuesday morning was carrying advanced Chinese-made anti-ship missiles… by Yaakov Katz(warsclerotic) [mappress] Source: warsclerotic,March 16, 2011;

  • 24 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    German submarine specialist ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) could be contracted to build additional three Dolphin-class submarines for the Israeli Navy. According to German media, the deal is estimated to be worth around 1.8 billion euro as the submarines cost 600 million euro apiece. Georg Streiter, German deputy government spokesperson, told reporters that discussions about the construction, […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) arrived in Haifa, Israel, on May 7, for a scheduled port visit. The ship’s crew hosted Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) representatives for a reception aboard the ship welcoming more than 90 host-nation guests including IDF Brig. Gen. Hadi Zilberman, head of Planning Division, and Rear […]

  • 29 May 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Israel’s unused natural gas potential may be under threat from preying militant groups such as Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed Lebanese guerrilla movement, which might require intensified involvement of the country’s Navy in securing the multinational drilling platforms and offshore rigs, Reuters informs. Having in mind the existence of the dangers such groups pose to economic development […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced it has received a contract to deliver its Barak-8 missile system for Israel Navy’s Sa’ar-6 corvettes. The contract was led by the navy, Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D) and the procurement administration in Israel’s defense ministry. IAI will be responsible for delivering the Barak-8 air and missile defense system which […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Israeli Navy recently hosted explosive ordnance disposal divers from the navies of the US and France for mine countermeasure exercise Noble Melinda 2018. The exercise focused on enhancing cooperation and regional maritime security by sharing tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) and fostering stronger interoperability between the participants. “This year’s exercise was a huge success. […]

  • 20 August 2015

    Indian Navy’s warship INS Trikand entered the port of Haifa, Israel, yesterday. During her four day stay at Haifa, extensive engagements are planned with the Israeli Navy. In addition to professional interactions, various sports and social engagements are planned to further enhance cooperation and understanding between the two navies. The previous port call at Haifa by […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Israeli Navy Commander in Chief has announced the names of the four Sa’ar 6 vessels currently under construction in Germany. In an announcement on April 22, Major General Eli Sharvit said the new ships would be named INS Magen, Oz, Independence and Victory. Construction on the new class of ships started at the Thyssenkrupp Marine […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Germany has agreed to resume talks on the sale of additional three diesel-electric submarines to Israel after an Israeli corruption probe jeopardized the signing of a new memorandum of understanding (MOU). The corruption scandal has seen seven Israeli officials arrested and prompted Germany to put talks about the sale of further submarines on hold in July this […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Maritime forces from the U.S. and Israeli navies concluded the annual bilateral exercise Noble Melinda 2015 in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Haifa, Israel July 23, 2015. Noble Melinda was designed to increase interoperability by developing individual and collective maritime proficiencies of participating nations, and to promote friendship mutual understanding and cooperation. The exercise helped […]

  • 27 June 2011

    Israel’s security cabinet on Monday ordered the navy to stop an international aid flotilla from breaching a naval blockade on the Gaza Strip… (ahram) [mappress] Source: ahram, June  27, 2011;